Firefighters called to more than 13,000 'shouts'
Firefighters were called to 13,131 incidents across the Devon and Somerset area in the past year.
The biggest category of calls, 5,902, were false alarms, according to the service's annual report, the first since it was set up five years ago.
The report does not give an area-by-area breakdown of incidents. But, across Devon and Somerset, about 3,200 were fires in homes or workplaces, and 2,300 were outdoors.
Crews from the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service went to 1,210 road traffic collisions.
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The second biggest category of call-out was for special service calls, which includes rescues from lifts, heights and floods. Firefighters helped in 5,363 of these incidents.
Since 2007 the fire service has seen a 36% drop in deaths as a result of fires where people live. The service spent £73.8 million in 2011/12, £1.3 million less than its approved budget.